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ZIP Code 27597

Primary City:Zebulon, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:27pm)
Coordinates:35.8, -78.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27597

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27597. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 27597. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27597, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Zebulon, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27597 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27597 is located in northeast North Carolina and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27597 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27597 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,181
Population Density 181 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,159
Median Home Value $142,400
Land Area 122.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,288
Median Household Income $52,552

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male82280284685559268572775781692483671058243329217111468
Female740758839695541627743788804944891754610463339272170171
Total1,5621,5601,6851,5501,1331,3121,4701,5451,6201,8681,7271,4641,192896631443284239

Gender

 Male 11,032 50%
 Female 11,149 50%
Gender

Race

 White 15,007 67.7%
 Black Or African American 4,657 21.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 138 0.6%
 Asian 136 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 1,734 7.8%
 Two Or More Races 507 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner816861,1191,5411,281812389116
Renter17050353747227916411226
Total2511,1891,6562,0131,560976501142

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,397 53%
 Single Guardian 1,604 19%
 Singles 1,872 23%
 Singles With Roommate 415 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,210 63%
 Households with Kids 3,078 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male147164167195159165159160159165177174157173186161191177140128
Female140155160149133147157169152158172181162166146149152127121114
Total287319327344292312316329311323349355319339332310343304261242

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27597 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27597 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 27597 real estate data, the median home value of $142,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27597 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27597 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27597 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,072 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 59 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,397 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,628 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,263 25%
 Households Vacant 871 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 219 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 174 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 8%
 For Migrant Workers 9 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 369 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 2%
 1 Bedroom 91 4%
 2 Bedroom 741 31%
 3+ Bedroom 1,529 64%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $52,552 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 27597 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 27597. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,527 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,391 24%
 No Earnings 6,613 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,527 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,391 24%
 No Earnings 6,613 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,786 93.0%
 Public transportation 96 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 276 2.6%
 Worked at Home 343 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,521 20.3%
 High School Graduate 4,300 57.4%
 Associate's degree 438 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 922 12.3%
 Master's degree 188 2.5%
 Professional school degree 50 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 70 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,443 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 514 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 365 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27597

ZIP Code 27597 is in the East Wake Academy. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27597.

East Wake Academy
400 Nmc Dr
Zebulon, NC 27597
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: East Wake Academy
Corinth-Holders Elementary
3976 Nc 231
Zebulon, NC 27597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Johnston County School District
Zebulon Elementary
700 Proctor St
Zebulon, NC 27597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Zebulon Middle School
1000 Shepard School Rd
Zebulon, NC 27597
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Wakelon Elementary
8921 Pippin Rd
Zebulon, NC 27597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wake County School District
Heritage Christian Academy
615 Mack Todd Rd
Zebulon, NC 27597
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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